Tag Archives: Ash Avildsen

Animals As Leaders Sign Recording Deal With Sumerian Records

Posted by on December 20, 2012

Yesterday (December 19), Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen revealed via tweet that he had signed “some of my best friends of 10+ years,” and promised to reveal the signing the following day. While some outlets easily guessed who the band was, it’s now been confirmed that Sumerian Records has signed Animals As Leaders. An official […]

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Killswitch Engage Will Perform ‘Alive Or Just Breathing’ In Its Entirety At California Metalfest VI

Posted by on September 7, 2012

This year’s California Metalfest was already shaping up to be a killer festival. Along with headliners Killswitch Engage, the festival’s sixth edition is boasting a lineup featuring As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Black Veil Brides, Shadows Fall, Unearth, Suicide Silence, The Acacia Strain, The Faceless, Chiodos (reunited with singer Craig […]

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Dance Gavin Dance Confirm Split With Jonny Craig, Release Statement

Posted by on August 22, 2012

Fans were surprised (well, only a little given everything that’s happened) to learn that Dance Gavin Dance had supposedly ousted singer Jonny Craig. While the singer was the first to confirm the news, it didn’t take long for the band to release their own statement. The remaining members of Dance Gavin Dance had the following […]

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Dance Gavin Dance’s Jonny Craig Kicked Off Of The All Stars Tour

Posted by on August 13, 2012

Dance Gavin Dance singer Jonny Craig’s legal woes and drug addiction have been well noted. That’s why it’s somewhat scandalous to hear that the singer will not remain on The All Stars Tour, even though his band will. Early Saturday evening, the touring festival announced via Facebook that “Dance Gavin Dance will remain on the […]

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Pilot Episode For ‘The Warrior Show,’ Featuring Asking Alexandria, Now Online

Posted by on February 24, 2012

Last November, we saw a few video teasers for The Ultimate Warrior and Sumerian Record’s boot camp/online series. And last night, the pilot episode for The Warrior Show was released. Asking Alexandria are the first band to be put to the Warrior’s test. The episode is brutally honest about the band’s self-destructive ways, even showing […]

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Ash Avildsen Vs. The Gauntlet: Round 1 Of The Piracy Brawl

Posted by on April 13, 2011

Sumerian Records co-founder Ash Avildsen has made his thoughts on music piracy pretty clear with a video message that he posted online at the end of March. To simply put it, he’s extremely against it. However, the additional chatter the video has created has lead to some criticism. One of the most vocal criticism came […]

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